publication . Article . 2013

Understanding Public Support for Indigenous Natural Resource Management in Northern Australia

Kerstin K. Zander;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2013 Journal: Ecology and Society (issn: 1708-3087, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Resilience Alliance
Abstract
Increased interest in indigenous-led natural resource management (NRM) on traditionally owned land in northern Australia has raised important questions in relation to policies that compensate indigenous Australians for providing environmental services. A choice experiment survey was mailed out to respondents across the whole of Australia to assess if and to what extent Australian people think that society benefits from these services and how much they would pay for them. More than half the respondents would in principle support indigenous NRM in northern Australia, with a high willingness to pay for carbon, biodiversity, and recreational services. Social aspects...
Subjects
free text keywords: choice experiment, conservation marketing, environmental services, PES, traditional country, willingness to pay, Biology (General), QH301-705.5, Ecology, QH540-549.5, Recreation, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Natural resource, Ecosystem services, Environmental protection, Resource management, Economics, Indigenous, Land management, Natural resource management
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